Calculus 8th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1285740629
ISBN 13: 978-1-28574-062-1

Chapter 2 - Derivatives - 2.2 The Derivative as a Function - 2.2 Exercises - Page 127: 28



Work Step by Step

Chain Rule: $f(x)=x^{n}$ $f'(x)=(n)x^{n-1}$ And so, $f(x)=x^{1.5}$ $f'(x)=(1.5)x^{1.5-1}=(1.5)x^{.5}=1.5x^{.5}$
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